Lemon curd is one of my favorite fruit spreads. It is wonderful when served with pastries, pancakes, cakes or cookies (check HERE for pairing with Cardamom Friands). I also use it often, as a filling for tarts or cakes, or to prepare a quick mousse, by mixing it with whipped cream. Continue reading “Meyer Lemon Curd”
Continuing with the meringue theme, here is another easy and tasty recipe that is just perfect for festive entertaining. This impressive dessert can be made ahead and assembled just before serving. It is light, flourless, and wonderful when served after a heavy meal.
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Friands are almond mini cakes, a version of the classic Financier mini cakes. Both types are made with butter, egg whites, almond meal, powdered sugar and a small amount of flour. The major difference between the two types is in the butter: while in the Friands melted butter is used, the Financier is made with brown butter. Continue reading “Cardamom Friands with Lemon Curd”